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Old 01-29-2012, 12:36 PM   #43936
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Well, I woke up Sunday morning
With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt.
And the beer I had for breakfast wasn't bad,
So I had one more for dessert.
Then I fumbled in my closet through my clothes
And found my cleanest dirty shirt.
Then I washed my face and combed my hair
And stumbled down the stairs to meet the day.
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Old 01-29-2012, 12:46 PM   #43937
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Berlin 10:30 am? Same gas station I had a flat at, the one across from Burger King on SR39?
Sounds good.
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Old 01-29-2012, 12:51 PM   #43938
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Sounds good.
See ya.

I should be caught up on maintenance so hopefully I won't have to stand around and direct you how to fix my shit.
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Old 01-29-2012, 01:31 PM   #43939
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I see you wore your cleanest shirt.
damned drippy sweet and sour chicken from lunch...damned stain revealing auto-flash on the camera
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Old 01-29-2012, 05:11 PM   #43940
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damned drippy sweet and sour chicken from lunch...damned stain revealing auto-flash on the camera

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Old 01-29-2012, 06:01 PM   #43941
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good to see you guys there at the Cleveland show (mpenner, mgorman, vivid dadas, rasthomas, zach and anyone else I may have missed).

enjoyed rtwDoug's presentation and got a chance to talk to him later.

took a few pictures (nothing special) and even got all touristy and rode the ferris wheel.

here's proof that they'll let anyone with $15 into the show:

Yea,I know that guy....we both own old Panther motorcycles.Spent some time with him at the Horizons Unlimited meeting a few years ago.
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:45 AM   #43942
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Boring in here this morning!

It was beautiful yesterday afternoon; sunny and 40, so George and I headed out to Plain City for some dirt/gravel miles. Just a few clicks out on the path and we were blasted with near white out conditions. Didn't think much of it till we crossed a paved road and found it slick as hell. We decided to turn back, thinking if it got much worse we may not easily make the 20 paved miles back home.

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Old 01-30-2012, 08:21 AM   #43943
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I was up there for all three days, got to see Up N Mtns & Sakeman. Rode the elevator at the Sheraton with RTWDoug and had a short chat. He seems like a really cool guy. Interesting crowd.
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Old 01-30-2012, 12:05 PM   #43944
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Sion, do you have a picture of the covered bridge in Scio?

Sion / Scio.
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:08 PM   #43945
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here's proof that they'll let anyone with $15 into the show:

Sent you a PM.
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:22 PM   #43946
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Sion, do you have a picture of the covered bridge in Scio?

Sion / Scio.

no I dont...got a google map for me?
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:42 PM   #43947
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Ever just run into one of those guys who'd agree that the earth is flat for a sale?


Thanks for Sion letting me do this.
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Old 01-30-2012, 07:02 PM   #43948
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Doug Was Great - Only Presenter Not Hustling Himself

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good to see you guys there at the Cleveland show (mpenner, mgorman, vivid dadas, rasthomas, zach and anyone else I may have missed).

enjoyed rtwDoug's presentation and got a chance to talk to him later.

took a few pictures (nothing special) and even got all touristy and rode the ferris wheel.

here's proof that they'll let anyone with $15 into the show:

Doug has really covered some miles in the pursuit of the "ultimate biker party"! He is really good at sharing his relaxed style of two wheel travel, and I enjoyed his presentation.

In contrast, I tried to listen to the Yamaha guys presentation on riding techniques. Unfortunately, I lasted about ten minutes before I couldn't take it anymore. These guys spent almost every minute bragging on their credentials and the success of their riding school! It felt like I was on vacation trapped in one of those condominium sales seminars in order to get free tickets for something. It's true that the 3 guys are superstar riders, but how many times do you have to tell me why your school is the best, and that the other teaching schools teach WRONG? I felt rude leaving mid presentation, but I wouldn't have sat down if the seminar was properly labeled. To be fair, they finally started into some information of value, but it was too late for me.

Anyways, I don't typically whine, but the seminar was on riding techniques (I thought) not a pep rally for your riding school. Doug sold his spirit of adventure and awesome experiences, and I appreciate the fact that he wasn't hard selling anything under the auspice of world travel or riding techniques.


I expect that I may get a response from the Yamaha Alpha Team. Sorry guys, it's just one opinion from a guy that is very protective of my time. I'm sure most everybody loved it.
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Old 01-30-2012, 07:06 PM   #43949
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Sion,

I fixed the stains on your shirt, just in case you wanted to save the picture for future use without public ridicule.

Here ya go:



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Old 01-30-2012, 07:29 PM   #43950
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Sion,

I fixed the stains on your shirt, just in case you wanted to save the picture for future use without public ridicule.

Here ya go:



Cheers,
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Still looks like your typical Steelers fan...








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